JTF repels pirates attack, recovers arms & ammunition

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The Joint Task Force Operation PULO SHIELD yesterday said its troops patrolling along Ajapa waterways in Eseodo Local Government Area of Ondo State repelled attack by sea robbers operating with 6 speed boats and recover cache of arms. The post JTF repels pirates attack, recovers arms & ammunition appeared first

A prayer for Nigeria, my country

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Just picture this scene. A bus full of people of different ages and nationalities, is parked at the slope of a hill, a few meters from the sea. The sea waves are gentle as they caress the base of the hill.

Presidential election: Finally, Nigeria decides today

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By Chioma Gabriel Today is the D-day! Nigerians are trooping out en-masse to elect the next Nigerian president, Senators and members of the House of Representatives for the next four years. As early as 7 am, eligible voters are expected to to be at their polling units for accreditation through

Christians in the north are in jeopardy – CAN

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The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), weekend, raised alarm over the frequent attacks on Christians, who are living in the northern part of the country. The post Christians in the north are in jeopardy – CAN appeared first on Vanguard News.

S-Court declines to sack Gov Akpabio from office

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The Supreme Court, yesterday, declined to sack Governor Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom State from office. The post S-Court declines to sack Gov Akpabio from office appeared first on Vanguard News.

Polls: Don’t turn Sout-West to battle fields, Oodua Coalition warns

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The Oodua National Coalition, a pressure group in Yorubaland, has warned against any act of violence in any part of the region during and after the general elections. The post Polls: Don’t turn Sout-West to battle fields, Oodua Coalition warns appeared first on Vanguard News.

South Africa Friendly: 4 Dropped From Super Eagles Squad

Interim Super Eagles Coach, Daniel Amokachi, has named a 23-man roster for the upcoming international friendly against South Africa in Nelspruit on Sunday. Four players plying their trade in the Nigerian league – Chidiebere Eze, Mfon Udoh, Ubong Ekpai and Onyekachi Okoye – would not be on the flight to

Ebonyi records huge number of teenage hawkers in Nigeria —Ogbonna Says, Ndigbo can’t rule Nigeria now

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It’s quiet unfortunate and shameful that if you are driving along the streets in Lagos particularly on highways and you approach any of those hawkers’ they will tell you they are from Ebonyi state. Also, if you decide to communicate to them in their language, they will respond accordingly, an

What we expect from the next President—Students

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Although for now, no one can say for sure whether President Goodluck Jonathan of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, or General Muhammadu Buhari will win the elections, Saturday School Life, SSL, sought the views of Nigerian students to find out what they expect from the next President as well as

Mashaba vows to compound Eagles woes

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After steering South Africa to a 3-1 defeat of Swaziland, Coach Ephraim Shakes Mashaba has boasted that the Super Eagles would suffer a similar fate in the hands of the Bafana Bafana in tomorrow’s international friendly match at the Mbombela stadium in Nelspruit. South Africa are riding on a crest-wave

6 Years on: Ndigbo lament abandoned Enugu Int’l Trade Fair

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ENUGU—People of the south-east geopolitical zone have lashed out to the Federal Government over its failure to construct the permanent site of the Enugu International Trade Fair Complex, six years on. The federal government had designated Lagos, Kaduna and Enugu, International Trade Fair Complexes since 1992 but had completely constructed